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Catastrophe: The Decay of Intellect

Happy Monday!

Here’s a little audio clip from Walter Benjamin’s One-Way Street and Other Writings (as quoted in Andreas Malm’s Fossil Capital). Just to start the week on a positive note. 154 more words

Teaching

Thursday August 28 2014

I had another pizza making session today with some of my kids. This time it was Harry Potter class. Everything went well until the parent presentation. 282 more words

China

For added security, put together financial disaster kit

This was originally published on Monday, August 29 ,2016 in the Pacific Daily News.  Click here to subscribe to the PDN.

In Guam we take for granted the safety of how our homes are built, and that major disasters do not happen frequently.  721 more words

Disaster

Man

Man is a sentient creature; Man can think.

Man can feel pain; Man will be vindictive.

Is it not ironic that the very desire to preserve peace results in pain and suffering for another? 605 more words

Disaster

Shrews on work

B.G.Snyder 1991

The sky is our limit.

Art

The earthquake in Central Italy: stereotyped narratives and missing social science

by Giuseppe Forino*

The analyses proposed in the aftermath of the earthquake that hit central Italy on August 24th overlook social and political dimensions of disasters, or reduce the issue to stereotypical explanations. 1,801 more words

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